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One Man, Multiple Names: A DNA-Based Case Study - free replay of today's webinar by Dana Leeds now available for limited time


The recording of today's webinar by Dana Leeds, "One Man, Multiple Names: A DNA-Based Case Study" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Sometimes our ancestors seem to have appeared out of nowhere. That was the case with William Emmitt Hunter whose life before his 1910 Oklahoma marriage was basically unknown. One record—his application for a Social Security account number—provided self-reported information about his birth in North Carolina and his parents’ names. But his alleged parents could not be found. Without DNA, this case would not have been solved. But DNA revealed that William was born as a Beddingfield, not a Hunter. Additional research identified his name at birth and traced him through multiple marriages, divorces, another alias, and indicated the possible reason why he changed his name and left behind his family and friends to start a new life in Oklahoma.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 27 minute recording of "One Man, Multiple Names: A DNA-Based Case Study" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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